RSB concerts

After the last months, we are finally happy to be able to play on stage again in front of you. From June 2021 you can again experience the RSB live in the Philharmonie. You can find more informations about the concerts in our concert calendar.

In order to allow you enjoyable concert evenings, we have compiled on this page all the important information about the season and the general protective measures.


Subscriptions 2020 / 2021

Subscribers of the RSB have been informed by us that all subscriptions will be discontinued this season. With the re-start of our concerts at the end of this season, the upcoming 2021/2022 concert season and with it all of it’s preparations are approaching. You will briefly receive your exlusive overview of the subscriptions by post and can choose the one that suits you best according to your preferences. You can already look forward to some changes in the subscription structure that will offer you many new advantages in these unpredictable times.

Our music doesn’t need ear protection!

Your health is our top priority, which is why you will have to comply with some new protective measures during your concert evening. The most important information is listed here for you:

Important information for your concert evening

Ticket sales

Tickets are only available online via the RSB webshop at a fixed price for all seating categories.
You can purchase a maximum of two tickets for the concert. Tickets are personalised, please enter your name, address, date of birth and telephone number as well as the name, address, date of birth and telephone number of your companion when ordering.

Tickets are personalized and non-transferable. It is not possible to change the contact details subsequently or pass them on to third parties.

Mouth-Nose Protection

FFP2 masks without a valve will be mandatory throughout the building, including the entrance area and outside of the venue. This also applies during the concert.

General distance and hygiene measures

Please observe the general distance and hygiene measures: Keep a minimum distance of 1.5 metres to other people, cough and sneeze in the crook of your arm, use the disinfectant dispensers and stay at home if symptoms of illness occur.

Around the concert

Concert goers must carry a current identity card or an appropriate official document such as a passport (photographic proof of identification), a FFP2 mask (surgical masks and certificates are not allowed) and one of the following three documents with them:

- Your personalized negative SARS-CoV-2 antigen test result from the day of the event from a test centre certified by the State of Berlin or,
- if you have been fully vaccinated against the Corona virus for at least two weeks, your proof of vaccination, e.g. an entry in your vaccination card.
- If you have been infected with the virus in the last six months and your illness dates back at least 28 days, we will also accept an appropriate medical or official certificate.

It is possible to get tested at the Philharmonie Berlin after booking an appointment. You can book an appointment here:

Concert length

All concerts take place without a break and last about 60 to 90 minutes.


Cloakrooms are not available in any of the concert halls. You can take your jackets and bags up to A4 size with you into the concert halls.


At the moment, there will be no catering on offer in any of the concert halls.


The programmes can be downloaded digitally on the concert webpages of the RSB about two days before the concert and are also available free of charge on the concert evening.

Introduction / Pre-Concert Talks

Concert introductions cannot currently take place at the venue.

Philharmonie: Admission

Doors open one hour before the concert begins.

Admission is via various entrances.

To get to your seats, please follow the coloured paths on site:


Entrance Tiergartenstraße (Philharmonischer Garten) and Eastside:
- Path to Block A, B on the left – red
- Path to Block C, D on the left - yellow
- Path to block E, F, G, H and K on the right – orange

Entrance Herbert- von-Karajan-Straße and Potsdamer Straße:
- Path to block A, B on the right - green
- Path to block C, D on the right – blue
- Path to block E, F, G, H and K on the right - purple

Please note that late or re-admission is not possible.

Philharmonie: In the concert hall

All tickets are bonded to seats.
Seats go on sale according to the checkerboard principle – one seat to the left and right of you will remain free.

Please notice, that your need to wear in the concert hall an FFP2 mask during the hole concert.

Philharmonie: Barrier-free accessibility

If possible, disabled visitors and wheelchair users use the eastern entrance. The elevators may be occupied by a maximum of 2 guests as well as a front of house staff member to guide the elevator. There are currently only a few elevators available. If possible, use the stairs.

Further information

What if I am sick or have a cold on concert day?

Please stay at home with cold symptoms – no matter how light the symptoms are. Persons who have been in contact with a Covid-19 patient in the past 14 days are also not allowed to attend RSB events.

What happens if the concert I booked is cancelled?

In the event of a concert cancellation, we will inform you through our website and of course refund you the tickets you have booked.

Who can I contact if I have any further questions?

If you have any further questions, please contact the RSB Visitor Service:

RSB Visitor Service
10117 Berlin
Monday to Friday, 10 am to 6 pm
Telephone: 030 202 987 15
Fax: 030 202 987 29
E-mail: tickets@rsb-online. de